The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)’s Impact on Access
The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) is the annual authorization bill for the Department of Defense (DoD) and covers all aspects of DoD programs. Specific sections deal with the Defense Health Program (DHP) and operations. This article details specific DHP policy and programmatic changes specified in Fiscal Year 2017 and 2018 NDAAs impacting access to quality health services.
Focus on Access and the NDAA. 1 Skills and Methods— Improving Appointment Scheduling. 4 Data and Information Systems—TRICARE Operations Center. 5 New Knowledge—Comparative Data Sources. 9 Tips and Tricks—Access to Care Summary in M2. 10 Knowledge Sources. 13 In the Next Issue. 14